An article by Jason Vest in Classical Singer this month outlines the new curriculum being implemented by Dean Fred Bronstein. It talks about how the new curriculum will focus on the real and changing world of classical music, and how Peabody students will now be better equipped to be successful as well-rounded musicians and citizens. […]
Rise Bmore, an annual event founded and directed by faculty composer Judah Adashi (MM ’02, DMA ’11, Composition), won Best Concert in Baltimore Magazine’s 2017 Best of Baltimore issue. The citation reads: “This yearly performance, which recognizes the anniversary of Freddie Gray’s death, gathers artists — from Peabody professors to hip-hop ingénues — who represent […]
Photography by Ben Johnson A new piano has been added to the Peabody Institute; specifically, an art case concert grand made by Wm. Knabe & Co. in Baltimore in 1899 and donated to Peabody in memory of Michela Mitchell Halpern.
The Center for Music and Medicine, a collaboration between the Johns Hopkins medical community and the Peabody Institute, was featured in an article in The Baltimore Sun. The article highlights co-found and co-director Dr. Alexander Pantelyat and how the center was started with the assistance of Peabody guitar faculty, Serap Bastepe-Gray, and Special Assistant to the Dean […]
Internationally renowned opera pedagogue Samuel Mungo has been appointed managing director of the Peabody Opera Theatre following an extensive search. Beginning in fall 2017, he will shape the Peabody Conservatory’s opera curriculum, lead student recruitment efforts, and oversee the program’s two mainstage productions and other performances each academic year.
Peabody Institute was featured on Baltimore Sun’s Best of Baltimore for the best free classical performance on April 10, 2017. The feature highlighted Peabody’s free admission policy for all genres of performance. Tim Smith furthered that “The high caliber of Peabody faculty and visiting artists, not to mention the impressive level of the student musicians, […]
David Gutkin is a scholar of American and European music from the early 20th century through the present. He received his PhD in historical musicology from Columbia University in 2015 and subsequently joined the Society of Fellows in the Humanities at Columbia (2015-17). Dr. Gutkin’s research focuses on technologies of mediating music (from notation to television), theories of […]
Reflecting on the history of the Institute and looking to the future, Dean Fred Bronstein shares his thoughts in a new web letter. Click the link below to read more. from the Dean – August 22, 2014